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Bounce back loans – Help for small businesses and self-employed

Small businesses struggling due to the coronavirus can now apply for a new 100% state-backed loan worth up to £50,000, with no interest charged or repayments needed in the first 12 months. Moneysaving expert.com, a site by Martin Lewis – A well-known personal finance expert, takes you through the loans bank by bank and how […]

Coronavirus – Patons top tips for keeping your cab clean

The restrictions we are all facing due to Coronavirus will be with us for a while, and whenever the Government recommends easing them, everyone will need to be prepared for what will be a ‘new normal’. Reducing the spread and keeping passengers, as well as ourselves, safe is now a vital part of every driver’s […]

How does the Coronavirus affect my policy?

At Patons we’re trying our best to help each and every one of our customers during this time. We’ve received lots of calls and emails with questions about what we can do as a company for our customers. We’re working as hard as we can in order to answer every call and reply to every […]

Coronavirus – How to get income support if you’re a self-employed taxi driver

With the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic, taxi drivers across the UK are now facing an uncertain financial future. During these difficult times we want to help and support Patons customers, so we’ve put together everything you need to know about the Coronavirus Self-Employment Income Support scheme: What do I need to know? Taxi drivers, […]

Saving the planet one taxi at a time

You don’t need to share your cab with Greta Thunberg to know that we are currently facing a global climate crisis. Reducing carbon emissions has never been more important, and with a 58% rise in the number of licensed taxis and PHVs in England alone over the last fifteen years, it’s easy to see why […]

POLL: What would make you switch to an electric taxi?

In a follow up to our previous poll we’re asking what would help you make the switch to an electric vehicle? Take part to voice your opinion!